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They have danced in ugly sweaters, washed cars, and pleaded and lobbied to save St. Paul School in Burlington City.
The Triumph of David was a mess. Old, original paint on the 17th-century canvas was faded and flaking in many spots. Newer paint from several inexpert restoration attempts had become discolored.
The head of Temple University's theater department and his wife, a theater professor at Villanova University, were seriously injured Christmas Day when they were struck by a police officer's motorcycle in Puerto Rico.
Helen F. Giles-Gee, the first African American and first female president of the University of the Sciences, has resigned after 21/2 years, the university announced Tuesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A judge gave approval Friday to a bid by Gov. Tom Corbett's outgoing administration to take over the troubled York City School District and place it in receivership, a decision that was quickly appealed by the district and is opposed by the labor union and state school boards association.
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association says it differs with some of the recommendations a Chester County grand jury gave to the Coatesville Area School District last week.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A former Rutgers student has been charged with setting a fire in a school building last week that forced the evacuation of more than 200 students taking a final exam.
It started with a single bullet. A janitor found the .22-caliber round on the ground in Clearview Regional High School's parking lot around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Lori Osterberg and her husband are lifelong Denver folk, but they got restless and intended to relocate for adventure's sake once their only child left home for college.
Helen Giles-Gee, the school's first female president, is leaving for personal reasons, the university said.
Clipboards in hand, the walk-through team gathered in the hallway - a woman in a gray suit and five young people in red shirts.
When a charter school goes out of business, what happens to its building? Pennsylvania law says that if the school owns its building, that's one of the assets that is supposed to be turned over to the district where the students live.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A judge has convicted a former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school on all 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Elizabeth Morgan wasn't looking forward to the task in front of her. The veterinarian with close-cropped reddish-brown hair had always been more comfortable playing with the animals on her central Pennsylvania farm.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The gap between what wealthy districts and poor districts spend to educate children has widened dramatically in the four years since GOP Gov. Tom Corbett took office, amid deep budget-balancing cuts in state aid under Republican-controlled Harrisburg and long-delayed pension obligation payments coming due.
The head of Temple University's theater department and his wife, a theater professor at Villanova University, were seriously injured Christmas Day when they were struck by a police officer's motorcycle in Puerto Rico.
A cash-strapped charter school has notified parents it plans to close for good this week.
Drexel University will end programs that allowed students to earn four-year degrees at discounted tuition rates without leaving their community college campuses.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A judge gave approval Friday to a bid by Gov. Tom Corbett's outgoing administration to take over the troubled York City School District and place it in receivership, a decision that was quickly appealed by the district and is opposed by the labor union and state school boards association.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A former Rutgers student has been charged with setting a fire in a school building last week that forced the evacuation of more than 200 students taking a final exam.
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) - When it came time to pick a college, Abby Slusher leaned toward a private school near her southeastern Michigan home for the small campus and class sizes. Her mother pushed Adrian College for another reason: A new program guaranteeing every graduate would make more than $37,000 or get some or all student loans reimbursed.
The Triumph of David was a mess. Old, original paint on the 17th-century canvas was faded and flaking in many spots. Newer paint from several inexpert restoration attempts had become discolored.
NEW YORK (AP) - Lori Osterberg and her husband are lifelong Denver folk, but they got restless and intended to relocate for adventure's sake once their only child left home for college.
Helen F. Giles-Gee, the first African American and first female president of the University of the Sciences, has resigned after 21/2 years, the university announced Tuesday.
They have danced in ugly sweaters, washed cars, and pleaded and lobbied to save St. Paul School in Burlington City.
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association says it differs with some of the recommendations a Chester County grand jury gave to the Coatesville Area School District last week.
It started with a single bullet. A janitor found the .22-caliber round on the ground in Clearview Regional High School's parking lot around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The gap between what wealthy districts and poor districts spend to educate children has widened dramatically in the four years since GOP Gov. Tom Corbett took office, amid deep budget-balancing cuts in state aid under Republican-controlled Harrisburg and long-delayed pension obligation payments coming due.
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